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Old 06-23-2004, 05:11 AM   #1
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Question tmpfs and ramfs

I have a question about tmpfs and ramfs. They seem to be quite equal in the sense that they keep everything in memory and doesn't save anything to the harddrive. I think I've read that tmpfs was created from ramfs so my question is; are they both needed in a "generic" x86 2.6.* kernel and what are they used for?


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